Government movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant government movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, tense and interesting films and TV shows about / with government, conspiracy, danger, military, murder, violence, politics, cover up, state affairs and death plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.

government movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as government: BrainDead (2016), The Good Fight (2017), V for Vendetta (2005), The Shape of Water (2017), Z (1969), The X Files (1998), Blindspot (2015), Final Equinox (1995), Death Without Consent (2007), The Moonhunter (2001).
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V for Vendetta (2005)
Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA, UK, Germany
132 min.
Z (1969)
Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
France, Algeria
127 min.
The list contains the new films ordered by year. Click "View All" to show all items.
Shatter Me (2020)
Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Liberty (2019)
Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

List of government movies

BrainDead (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A young fresh-faced Hill staffer gets her first job in Washington, D.C. and discovering two things: 1. The government has stopped working, and 2. alien spawn have come to earth and eaten the brains of a growing number of Congressmen and Hill ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, tricky, ironic
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, government, conspiracy, female protagonist, exploding head, political satire, alien invasion, manipulation, senator, paranoia, father daughter relationship, congress ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa, russia
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The Good Fight (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Picking up one year after the events of the final broadcast episode of "The Good Wife", an enormous financial scam has destroyed the reputation of a young lawyer, Maia Rindell, while simultaneously wiping out her mentor and godmother Diane ...
Style: light, captivating, entertaining, exciting
Plot: law firm, lawyer, investigation, courtroom, government, business partner, female protagonist, dysfunctional family, suspicion, mistrust, love affair, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century
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V for Vendetta (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In a world in which Great Britain has become a fascist state, a masked vigilante known only as 'V' conducts guerrilla warfare against the oppressive British government. When 'V' rescues a young woman from the secret police, he ...
Style: futuristic, captivating, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: revolution, fighting the system, mysterious character, rebellion, vigilantism, vengeance, future dystopia, society, life is a bitch, freedom, disguise, political corruption ...
Time: future, 2020s
Place: england, london, europe, britain, big ben london
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The Shape of Water (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.
Style: fairy tale, biting, ambiguous ending, romantic, disturbing ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: creature, cold war, sign language, scientist, supernatural, laboratory, interspecies romance, escape, love story, rescue, captive, cruelty ...
Time: 1960s, year 1962
Place: baltimore, soviet union, pittsburgh, united states, maryland
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Z (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: assassination, military, politics, courtroom drama, political corruption, rally, police, government, cia, journalism, photojournalist, liberal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, europe
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The X Files (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ufo, evil alien, fbi, chase, mystery, government agency, investigation, obsession, alien, special agents, conspiracy, virus ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, prehistoric times, prehistory ...
Place: antarctica, texas, europe, usa, london ...
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Blindspot (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A vast international plot explodes when a beautiful Jane Doe is discovered naked in Times Square, completely covered in mysterious, intricate tattoos with no memory of who she is or how she got there. But there's one tattoo that is impossible ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspense, realistic
Plot: fbi, memory loss, investigation, crime, killings, attack, tattoo, puzzle, martial arts, bomb, gang, strong female character ...
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Final Equinox (1995)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mob and the government race to be the first to recover a stolen alien artifact with unparalleled powers.
Style: serious, futuristic
Plot: government, alien, mob, chases and races, artifact, space and aliens, danger, escapades, heroes, imaginary, law enforcement, rivalry
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Death Without Consent (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Chris Carrington looses his father to hereditary kidney disease. He is painfully aware he may die from it as well. While dealing with the agony of his loss, Chris is unexpectedly contacted by a mysterious Russian immigrant who tells him his father ...
Style: suspense
Plot: government, conspiracy, crisis of faith, deception, weapon of mass destruction, religion, terrorism, underground, intrigue
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The Moonhunter (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Moonhunter tells a true story of two young Thai revolutionaries. Seksan Prasertkul, a fearless student leader, who, in October 1973, commanded the biggest mass demonstration in modern Thai history. The event led to a popular uprising that ...
Plot: military, politics, corruption, government, communist, revolution
Place: thailand
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Liberty (2019)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Born with valuable and powerful abilities, a young woman escapes a confidential, brutal experiment. Federal agents will stop at nothing to capture her.
Plot: captivity, black ops, supernatural, psychic, government, terror, alien, covert operation, covert
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To Steal from a Thief (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On a rainy morning six armed men in disguise rob a bank in Valencia .But what seemed like an easy heist quickly goes wrong with nothing unfolding as planned, and mistrust quickly builds between the two leaders of the gang.
Plot: tunnel, accident, government, coma, bank, phone ringing, toilet, mask, hospital, subway, director, thief ...
Place: spain
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Americathon (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a story told in narrative flashbacks, a young TV consultant is hired by the President of a bankrupt USA to organize a telethon in order to prevent the country from being repossessed by wealthy Native Americans.
Style: bad taste humour
Plot: government, political satire, sabotage, ventriloquist, hit in the crotch, asian stereotype, bankruptcy, camp, finance, pop singer, fund raising, adultery ...
Time: future, 1990s
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Midnight Special (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, light, surprise ending ...
Plot: chase, on the run, goggles, fbi, motel, gas station, meteor, helicopter, government, hostage, military, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, texas, atlanta georgia, louisiana
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The Cold Light of Day (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his family is kidnapped during their sailing trip in Spain, a young Wall Street trader is confronted by the people responsible: intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, heroes, government, family in danger, life turned upside down, chases and races, danger, confined, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, stock broker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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WarGames (1983)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: High School student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's war computer and initiates a ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hacker, cold war, nuclear threat, computer genius, young heroes, man versus machine, military base, artificial intelligence, computers and web, computer system, top secret, computer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, california
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Virus (1996)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A United States Presidential bodyguard risks everything to save the day when a truck chock full of biological weapons contrives to crash in a National Park.
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: government, truck, acid, chases and races, bodyguard, usa president, adventure, danger, escapades, heroes, leadership, race against time ...
Time: 90s
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House of Flying Daggers (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: tragic love, martial arts, warrior, track down, rivalry, unfulfillment, swords and armor, dagger, government, love and romance, romance, emperor ...
Time: middle ages
Place: china, asia, hong kong
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Recount (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, sincere ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, presidential election, government, campaign, political corruption, election, democrat, republican, head of state, politician, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida, texas, washington d.c., new jersey ...
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Nixon (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: An all-star cast powers this epic look at American President Richard M. Nixon, a man carrying the fate of the world on his shoulders while battling the self-destructive demands within. Spanning his troubled boyhood in California to the shocking ...
Style: epic, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: politics, rise and fall, government, vietnam war, political corruption, campaign, election, head of state, presidential election, usa president, historical figure, ambition ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: washington d.c., china, california, texas
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Land of the Blind (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A soldier recounts his relationship with a famous political prisoner attempting to overthrow their country's authoritarian government.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological
Plot: terrorism, prisoner, government, tyranny, politician, political corruption, revolution, politics, injustice, fighting the system, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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Laser Mission (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: West Germany, South Africa, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A CIA agent is sent to get Professor Braun before the KGB can seize him as the Prof's knowledge, together with a recently stolen diamond, could be used to make a laser cannon.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, government, laser, renegade, kgb, scientist, violence, government agency, hostages, adventure, secret agent, cia agent ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, south africa
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JFK (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: president, political conspiracy, assassination, investigation, cia, conspiracy, government, kennedy assassination, death, political corruption, gay slur, district attorney ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., cuba, vietnam
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In the Time of the Butterflies (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the Time of the Butterflies is inspired by the true story of the three Mirabal sisters who, in 1960, were murdered for their part in an underground plot to overthrow the government.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: political corruption, government, dictatorship, butterfly, revolution, politics, idealism, political unrest, fighting the system, rebellion, society, state affairs ...
Time: 1930s, 1960s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: dominican republic
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The Hunt (2006)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bow hunting enthusiast Jack Hamberg, his eight-year old stepson Clint and former news cameraman Atticus Monroe are on a mission to make a deer hunting video. All that is needed to complete the video is a "kill". Jack and Atticus ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: deer, government, alien, survival, deadly creature, wilderness, manhunt, in the woods, mystery, psychopath, supernatural, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow's stand against Senator McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.
Style: talky, realistic, clever, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: journalism, politics, fighting the system, communism, government, politician, communist, paranoia, tv show, media, idealism, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, california, pentagon, soviet union ...
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District 9 (2009)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, New Zealand, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United ...
Style: serious, biting, bleak, twists and turns, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, human nature, alien encounter, manhunt, transformation, chaos and mayhem, racism, confined, alien, segregation, life is a bitch, genetics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: south africa, africa
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The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Algeria, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tracing the struggle of the Algerian Front de Liberation Nationale to gain freedom from French colonial rule as seen through the eyes of Ali from his start as a petty thief to his rise to prominence in the organisation and capture by the French in ...
Style: realistic, bleak, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: revolution, military, resistance, bomb, torture, rebellion, french, underground fighting, algerian, muslim, independence, government ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1957, 1950s, year 1954 ...
Place: algeria, africa, north africa, france, middle east
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Deep Gold 3D (2011)
Genre: Action
Country: Philippines
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Amy Sanchez (Bebe Pham) is a champion free diver who breaks a crucial free diving record. Her boyfriend, Tony dela Cruz (Jack Prinya), an Air Force Pilot, mysteriously disappears along with his plane that carries gold worth millions of dollars that ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: tropical island, conspiracy, government, gold, explosion, amateur detective, obsessive quest, air force, island, adventure, ocean or sea, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines
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Kursk (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them.
Plot: underwater, submarine, politics, government, survival, naval uniform, photograph, boy, bathtub, wedding, death, death of father ...
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